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Events Calendar


INTERNATIONAL STUDIES OPEN HOUSE-9:45-10:30-Thursday, October 15-Larsen Hall, Center for Global Learning. Been listening to world news lately? Ever considered a major/minor in International Studies? Are you a current IS major/minor? Then join us for our Open House! Hear about our students' study abroad adventures and learn about an exciting new opportunity in the program. Treats provided. Contact Prof. Christman for more info. Hope to see you there.

Luther Student Education Association is hosting a student teacher panel on October 15 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Koren 217. Current student teachers as well as area Decorah teachers will be talking about their experiences as educators, and also answering questions from the audience. Join LSEA for a night of conversation and enrichment!

Do you have a business idea? Would you like to pitch it in 90 seconds? Does representing Luther at the Annual National CEO Conference sound interesting to you? Here is the opportunity; E-Club's Annual Richard Leake Elevator Pitch Competition will be held on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin 101. For more information contact E-club at

A shuttle will drive students from the Union to downtown Decorah and Walmart this Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Meet in the Student Organizational Suite 10 minutes before departure. Advanced sign up using the online form is highly recommended.

3-week Summer Study Abroad Applications Available! Study Daoism and Maoism in China; Soccer and Media in Europe; Peace & Reconciliation in Norway and the Balkans; and Cold Wars in Europe! Earn Paideia 450, communication studies, physical education, foreign culture or Scandinavian studies credits. Click here to apply to one of four NEW SUMMER 2016 Off-Campus Courses. Questions? Contact Corby Preus, 387-1275.

Luther College will celebrate Homecoming 2015 Friday through Sunday, October 16-18, bringing more than 5,000 students, alumni and friends of the college to the Luther campus for class reunions, sporting events, music, dance, theater and other events.

SAC Flamingo Ball & Ballroom-Swing present FLAMINGO BALL, featuring "The Sevilles"- Saturday, October 17, 9:00-11:00 p.m. in the Regents Center. Dress in your best semi-formal from your favorite decade! Dance the night away with us! $10 admission or free with CAF. Relive the memories! 

The Luther College Book Shop will host book-signing sessions Saturday, October 17, as part of Luther's homecoming weekend of events. Six members of the Luther community including Doug Eckheart, Luther professor emeritus of art; Allisa (Vanderpool) Vermillion, class of 1990; Chris Norton, class of 2014; Robert Shedinger, Luther professor of religion; Todd Green, Luther associate professor of religion; and Tabita Green, Luther director of web content; will sign copies of their books at the Book Shop,.

Featuring the college's premiere touring ensembles, the Luther College Homecoming Concert is 1:30 p.m. Sunday, October 18, in the Center for Faith and Life Main Hall. The concert includes performances by the Luther Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Daniel Baldwin; Concert Band, conducted by Joan deAlbuquerque; and Nordic Choir, conducted by Allen Hightower.

Luther College Jazz Band and Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, October 16, in Marty's in the Dahl Centennial Union on Luther's campus. The presentation of swinging arrangements from the 1940's, 50's, 60's and 70's will have audiences heading for the dance floor.

Inspired in part by the history, culture and geography of South Africa, Luther College alumni siblings Elsa (Otte) Hammond, Paul Otte and Daniel Otte will present a mixed-media exhibit October 16 - December 6 in the upper level lobby of the Center for Faith and Life. A reception for the artists will be held 11 a.m.-noon Saturday, October 17.



Luther College's Visual and Performing Art department presents the play "Love and Information" by Caryl Churchill and directed by Bob Larson. The performances, held in the Jewel Theatre in the Center for the Arts on the Luther campus, are at 7:30 p.m.Thursday, October 15; 7:30 p.m. Friday, October 16; and 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, October 17.

Interested in Studying Abroad in Norway? Three Representatives from Telemark University College in Bo, Norway will be on campus this Wednesday through Friday! Info table outside Marty's from 10 to 2 on Friday. Stop by to learn about their program and the possibility of studying in Norway. Email ( or stop by the CGL (Larsen 130) with questions or for more information.

Check out the latest additions to Preus Library's Leisure Reading, including new releases from Jenny Lawson, Margaret Atwood, Ta-Nihisi Coates, Joyce Carol Oates, and more. For a complete list of recently added Leisure Reading books, visit Is there a book you would like to see on our Leisure Reading shelf? Please send your suggestion to New Leisure Reading books are generally published within the last year.


Library Fall Break Hours

Friday, October 9 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, October 10-11 Closed
Monday-Tuesday, October 12-13 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 14 8:00 a.m.-midnight